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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Friday, 29 May 2015

1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  On this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on January - 08.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on January - 08.  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on this day in history.  

1668  On January - 08 birth of jean Gilles, composer  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on this day in history.  

1763  On January - 08 birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on this day in history.  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on January - 08.  

1779  On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on January - 08.  

1787  On this day in history birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on January - 08.  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on this day in history.  

1805  John Bigler, American politician (d. 1871) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on January - 08.  

1812  On this day in history birth of william Henry Holmes, composer  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on January - 08.  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on January - 08.  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on January - 08.  

1815  On this day in history birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on January - 08.  

1817  On January - 08 birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on January - 08.  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73